Hudson Valley Towns

The Hudson Valley Region
Numerous towns and cities call the Hudson Valley region home, from Newburgh to Kingston to Rhinebeck. With its distinctive balance of nature and culture, there’s no shortage of things to see, do, and experience in the Hudson Valley area. Hudson River towns, like Beacon and Poughkeepsie, enjoy waterfront views and activities, and scenic hikes and bike trails are readily available to the towns that are nestled among the Shawangunk and Catskill Mountains, like Woodstock and New Paltz.

Community Pages

Summer Stroll: Rhinebeck, Red Hook, and Tivoli

Between a glorious stretch of the Hudson to the west and rolling farmland to the east, Northern Dutchess has always been physically stunning, but it's the people who make it so amazing.

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Beacon, Cold Spring, and Garrison: Mountain Time

Brian PJ Cronin visits Beacon, Cold Spring, and Garrison.

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Orange County

Newburgh & Cornwall: A Riverfront with Two Faces

A tour of the waterfront communities of Orange County.

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Kingston: Capital of Culture

Read all that Kingston has to offer in regards to culture and history.

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Pawling, Patterson and Dover

Where History and Nature Meet
Three historic communities that straddle the southeastern Dutchess and northeastern Putnam Counties along the Connecticut border.

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Hudson Valley Events

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Ruth Wetzel: Ethereal Swamps

June 27-Oct. 14 — These photographs were created within the last two years and record the...

Surface; Silver, Plexiglas, Other Materials

Mondays-Thursdays. Continues through Aug. 1 — Handmade jewelry & objects by Josiah Dearborn....

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Hudson Valley Counties

Chronogram’s coverage of the Hudson Valley spans nine counties that line each side of the Hudson River. The northern region of the Hudson Valley extends into Columbia County’s scenic farmland and borders the Berkshires in Massachusetts. The southern Hudson Valley region spans through Putnam County and Northern Westchester, and the mid Hudson Valley includes Ulster and Dutchess Counties, which are connected by the Walkway Over the Hudson, the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world.

Hudson Valley Towns and Cities

Every town and city in the Hudson Valley area has something different to offer. From panoramic views to acclaimed restaurants to world-class museums, a trip to any Hudson Valley town is a singularly rewarding experience. Take some time to explore our coverage of the towns and cities of the Hudson Valley, and discover the different cultural elements that they contribute to the region as a whole.